Kamloops woman wins UBCO short story contest
A Kamloops writer has won UBC Okanagan’s annual short story contest.
Karen Hofmann won first place for her short story, The Island. She was awarded $500, and her story will be published in Vancouver’s Subterrain magazine.
She also won a one-week residency at the Woodhaven Eco Culture Centre.
Cliff Hatcher, also of Kamloops, placed second for his story, A Certain Way With Furniture, while Kelowna’s Michael Griffin was third with Poppy and Boo.
Second- and third-place winners receive $200 and $100, respectively.